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LDS Mom in New Zealand Donates Over 20 Gallons of Breast Milk

LDS Mom in New Zealand Donates Over 20 Gallons of Breast Milk

LDS member and mother Laura Bates received recognition this month for her donation of 88 liters (approx. 23 gallons) of breast milk to a local hospital. The story was reported by 1 News. The 88 liters went to New Zealand’s only human milk bank; the donor milk is used to help sick babies, most premature, in the hospital.  

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 May

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Excavation Progressing in Peru Excavation for the foundation of the Arequipa Peru Temple is well underway, following the site groundbreaking ceremony two …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 8 May

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Elder and Sister Christofferson Tour South America Elder D. Todd and Sister Kathy Christofferson took a 12-day trip to Colombia and …

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Elder David A. Bednar Reemphasizes His Conference Message About Being “Called to Serve”

In his April 2017 General Conference address, Elder David A. Bednar discussed the differences between being “called to serve” and “assigned to labor” when it comes to full-time LDS missionaries. Today, Elder Bednar followed up with some more thoughts about his message. In the month since I delivered my general conference address, several of you mentioned that at some point …

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LDS Missionary Dies in Wisconsin

LDS Missionary Dies in Wisconsin

UPDATE: The McCauley family has released the following statement: “Our family is so very sad at the passing of our dear son. We have been so pleased with his service as a missionary and for his love and dedication to Jesus Christ. While this loss is devastating, we take faith in what we know about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and …

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Temple News and Updates | Week of 1 May

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. A New View in Utah New photos of the Cedar City Utah Temple give an aerial view of the temple exterior and …

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LDS RM Garett Bolles Picked to Play for Denver Broncos

LDS RM Garett Bolles Picked to Play for Denver Broncos

Garett Bolles, the Utah offensive lineman who played one season for the Utah Utes, was the 20th overall pick in the last week’s NFL draft and was picked up by the Denver Broncos. The night was emotional for Bolles, whose reaction can be seen in the video below. Part of his excitement comes from serving an LDS mission in Colorado …

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Temple News and Updates | Week of 24 April

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Gilding in Tucson Arizona The stone face of the Tucson Arizona Temple sign was gilded this week. Deseret vegetation, typical of the …

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New Survey Takes Closer Look at Mormon Women & Depression

New Survey Takes Closer Look at Mormon Women & Depression

In a new survey provided by Jana Reiss for Religion News, the link between Mormon women and depression in America was reexamined. It has been accepted by many people within and outside the Church that Mormon women are more prone to depression and take more medication than other women in the United States. While Reiss’ findings were inconclusive to determining …

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